China is set to break yet another record in solar technology by developing a world-first 150 megawatt (MW) floating solar PV plant as a new experiment aimed at cutting down the cost of solar energy.
The banking giant Barclays has launched a series of green investment products aimed at engaging not only its large corporate clients, but also small to medium-sized companies to pursue green investments.
The National Australia Bank (NAB) is set to become the first major Australian bank to stop financing new thermal coal power plants, sending a strong signal to the Australian financial sector about the future of coal in the country.
Climate Action caught up with Eva Halvarsson, Chief Executive Officer, Second Swedish National Pension Fund (AP2), on scaling up low carbon investment and her participation in the first Sustainable Investment Forum Europe.
PRESS RELEASE – 6 November 2017, London, UK – Last September, UK-based Climate Action announced, at its second Sustainable Investment Forum USA, the launch of a European Forum, which will also be focusing on climate finance.
The World Bank has announced that from 2019 it will stop financing upstream oil and gas operations, as part of a series of commitments to boost its climate contributions towards implementing the Paris Agreement.
French President Emmanuel Macron has awarded long-term research grants to 18 research scientists so can they continue their research on climate change in France.
During the One Planet Summit, the European Commission announced a series of climate-smart investments for Africa and the EU Neighbourhood countries worth €9 billion.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced new climate change policies to help vulnerable nations affected by climate change, declaring that it’s Britain’s duty to assist.